Three Leeds students are undertaking internships at Baylor College of Medicine, in Houston, Texas, after winning a competition for an all-expenses-paid five-week trip, supported by the HTC.
The HTC management team welcomed visitors from the PSG College of Technology in Coimbatore, India, to discuss details of summer internships for University of Leeds undergraduate engineering students to study at the College.
Places are filling up fast for the HTC’s National Meeting this September, with more exciting speakers being added to the programme.
Post-operative ileus – a condition where the bowel ‘goes to sleep’ following colon surgery – is the subject of an article by trainee surgeon and HTC Foundation member Stephen Chapman and HTC Clinical Director Professor David Jayne, in the latest issue of the IA Journal.
The pelvic floor training workshop in May, run jointly by the HTC, Leeds Teaching Hospitals and Impress, was a sell-out event, with all 100 places taken and a few extra delegates squeezed in.
Two new projects have been awarded grants through the HTC’s Incubator Funding Programme, aimed at supporting early stage technologies in the areas of nanotechnology, robotics and imaging which target unmet clinical needs.
Medical technology companies can now benefit from a rapid and affordable route to early stage evaluation through the HTC’s new Surgical Technology Testbed (STT).
Jugaad or ‘frugal’ innovation will be the theme for the HTC’s 2017 National Meeting, to be held in Leeds this September.
Two HTC Foundation (HTCf) interns have been invited to present their work at the British Conference of Undergraduate Research.
The fourth ‘pit stop’ event as part of the NHS Clinical Entrepreneurship programme took place at Leeds last month, with the support of the Colorectal Therapies HTC.